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by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2010
Frank Bayer, whose long career in theatre included stints as actor and stage manager on Broadway and as casting director and production supervisor at the Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, died on September 22, 2010. He was born June 29, 1936, in Brazil, Indiana.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2010
Accorning to an article by Baz Bamigboye for UK Daily Mail, director Danny Boyle has as cast not one, but two stars to lead his upcoming production of Nick Dear's FRANKENSTEIN play. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller will alternate between the title character and his creator. Performances begin in February at the National Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2010
The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, established in 1955, are presented annually for outstanding achievements in London Theatre. Sponsored by the Evening Standard newspaper, the 2010 Awards will be presented at the Savory on November 28, 2010. The short list of the 2010 nominees will be released one week prior to the ceremony.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012
Beautifully crafted, wonderfully funny and charmingly English, the play marked Ayckbourn's breakthrough West End hit and this production will be its first West End revival since it played at the Duke of York's Theatre in 1967, when the critics hailed the arrival of a great new comic talent.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2010
The National Theatre will be bringing Broadway's Fela! to London's Olivier Theatre for a November 6 premiere. The show will be joined by Michael Grandage's Danton's Death and new plays by Moira Buffini and Mike Bartlett. Also announced by the National, Desmond Barrit and Malcom Sinclair will be joining the cast of The Habit of the Art beginning July 14.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will present its annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary Broadway and screen actor James Earl Jones, in recognition of his monumental achievements and contributions to the American and international theater community. The award will be presented to Mr. Jones at a gala dinner held in his honor at Bridgewaters - South Street Seaport in New York City on Monday, May 9th at 6:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012
Royal Court Theatre Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group's rewritten production of POSH opened last night at the Duke of York's Theatre. Check out the photos below of the cast and creative team arriving at the show and its after-show party at The Gladstone Library. Audience members for the opening included Twiggy, John Barrowman, and Tamsin Grieg. The show, which is the first in The Royal Court's West End season this year, is scheduled to run until August 4, 2012.
by Review Roundups - May 24, 2012
Royal Court Theatre Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group's rewritten production of POSH opened last night at the Duke of York's Theatre on the West End. Read the BroadwayWorld roundup of all the reviews below - updated live as they come in.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2012
Sarah Hadland and Dean Lennox Kelly feature among the ensemble cast of a new comedy by award-winning playwright Michael Wynne in which three couples attempt to get away from the stresses and dilemmas of modern life on a camping trip. CANVAS, directed by Angus Jackson, plays tonight, 18 May- 16 June at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2011
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Interim Executive Director, Joey Parnes) announced today that it will present TIMON OF ATHENS as the inaugural production of Public LAB SHAKESPEARE, a vital new platform for The Public's ongoing exploration of the Shakespeare canon that will continue the growth of The Public's Shakespeare Initiative and expand the many ways The Public produces American interpretations of Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012
Royal Court Theatre Productions and Ambassador Theatre Group today announced the cast and creative team for their upcoming production of POSH, Laura Wade's searing take on Britain's classes, old money and the ultra privileged. Lyndsey Turner directs. The show, which is the first in The Royal Court's West End season this year, is scheduled to play at the Duke of York's Theatre from May 11 to August 4, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012
Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Alley Theatre's production of the Conor McPherson's THE SEAFARER. The Seafarer, by Conor McPherson and directed by Gregory Boyd, begins previews Friday April 6, opens Wednesday April 11 and runs through Sunday, April 29, 2012 on the Hubbard Stage. Tickets start at $25 and are available for purchase at www.alleytheatre.org, at the Alley Theatre Box Office, 615 Texas Avenue, or by calling 713.220.5700. Groups of 10 or more can receive special concierge services and select discounts by calling 713.220.5700 and asking for the group sales department.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will present its annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary Broadway and screen actor James Earl Jones, in recognition of his monumental achievements and contributions to the American and international theater community. The award will be presented to Mr. Jones at a gala dinner held in his honor at Bridgewaters - South Street Seaport in New York City on Monday, May 9th at 6:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011
Live Performance Australia (LPA) today announced that the recipients of the prestigious JC Williamson AwardTM, to be presented at the 2011 Helpmann Awards®, are Nancye Hayes OAM, Toni Lammond AM and Jill Perryman AM MBE.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010
Miranda Raison, best known for her role as 'Jo Portman' in the BBC's hit drama 'Spooks' and as 'Abbey' in ITV's 'Married Single Other,' is to play the title role in Howard Brenton's new play ANNE BOLEYN at Shakespeare's Globe. The play receives its world premiere on 24 July and runs until 21 August 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2010
North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present The San Diego Premiere of a two-time Tony Award winning musical. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman, directed by Rick Simas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2010
EDDIE IZZARD, DENNIS HAYSBERT, AFTON C. WILLIAMSON, and RICHARD THOMAS begin their run in RACE, written and directed by David Mamet, on Monday June 21st for a nine-week limited engagement through Saturday, August 21st.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2011
Alley Theatre Board President Rob Reedy, the Managing Partner of Porter Hedges LLP, announced at today's Annual Board Meeting that Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Managing Director Dean R. Gladden signed new five-year contracts with the Alley beginning fiscal year 2011-2012 and continuing through fiscal year 2015-2016.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2010
EDDIE IZZARD, DENNIS HAYSBERT, AFTON C. WILLIAMSON, and RICHARD THOMAS begin their run in RACE, written and directed by David Mamet, on Monday June 21st for a nine-week limited engagement through Saturday, August 21st.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010
North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present The San Diego Premiere of a two-time Tony Award winning musical. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman, directed by Rick Simas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2010
Miranda Raison, best known for her role as 'Jo Portman' in the BBC's hit drama 'Spooks' and as 'Abbey' in ITV's 'Married Single Other,' is to play the title role in Howard Brenton's new play ANNE BOLEYN at Shakespeare's Globe. The play receives its world premiere on 24 July and runs until 21 August 2010.
by Carrie Dunn - Jul 12, 2010
The UK editor-in-chief talks to the star of the Shakespeare production reimagined for younger audiences, in rep at the Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2011
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that it will present TIMON OF ATHENS as the inaugural production of Public LAB SHAKESPEARE, a vital new platform for The Public's ongoing exploration of the Shakespeare canon that will continue the growth of The Public's Shakespeare Initiative and expand the many ways The Public produces American interpretations of Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013
Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Private Lives will transfer to the Gielgud theatre this summer with Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor reprising their starring roles in Noël Coward's classic screwball comedy.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010
Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle is to make his National Theatre debut directing a new production of Frankenstein.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010
Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical Wonderland about Alice, a children's book writer in Manhattan who is suffering through a creative block, estranged from her husband and alienated from her daughter. It takes a trip to a strange-yet-familiar Wonderland for her to regain her life's balance and again find the love and everyday magic that reside in us all - if we know how to look. With a book by Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War), lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), and directed by Gregory Boyd, Wonderland begins previews Friday, January 15, opens officially Wednesday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, February 14.
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 20, 2010
Tbe portrait party for Richard Thomas took place on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 9:30 PM at Tony's di Napoli Restaurant, 147 West 43rd Street, between 6th Avenue and Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013
Full casting is announced for the World Premiere of Paper Dolls, the second production directed by Indhu Rubasingham as Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013
Full casting is announced for the World Premiere of Paper Dolls, the second production directed by Indhu Rubasingham as Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its eighteenth season with William Shakespeare's "Henry VIII: All is True".
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013
Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents Alan Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking at London's Wyndham's Theatre for a limited run until Saturday 31st August. Previews begin Tuesday 14th May 2013 with press night on Monday 20th May.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2011
The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Joey Parnes Interim Executive Director) announced the line-up today for the second Public Forum event of 2011, "Too Rich To Fail: A Town Hall Meeting on Americans and Their Money," on Monday, February 28 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2011
Starting this month on the Hubbard stage is the Alley Theatre's powerful new production of Tracy's Lett's August: Osage County.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012
Chichester Festival Theatre celebrates its 50th birthday with an anniversary season that echoes and acknowledges the past while also looking to the future. Uncle Vanya was part of Chichester's very first season in 1962 and became a key part of its history and is revisited during Festival 2012. The Way of the World in 1984 has also become an emblematic production; the play will feature again this year.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2012
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its eighteenth season with William Shakespeare's "Henry VIII: All is True".
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011
The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Joey Parnes Interim Executive Director) announced the line-up today for the second Public Forum event of 2011, "Too Rich To Fail: A Town Hall Meeting on Americans and Their Money," on Monday, February 28 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011
Starting this month on the Hubbard stage is the Alley Theatre's powerful new production of Tracy's Lett's August: Osage County.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011
Starting this month on the Hubbard stage is the Alley Theatre's powerful new production of Tracy's Lett's August: Osage County. This grand, gripping new play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play as well as the Drama Desk Award for Best New Play, the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Play. Tracy Letts' August: Osage County tells the story of the Westons, a large extended clan that comes together at their Oklahoma home when the patriarch disappears. Forced to confront unspoken truths and secrets, the family must also contend with Violet, a pill-popping, deeply unsettled woman at the center of this storm. This powerful production exposes relationships between unforgettable characters who present themselves with unflinching honesty. Recommended for mature audience, ages 16+. Contains profanity, mature themes, sexuality and drug use.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011
The National Theatre production of Frankenstein, directed by Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire), will be presented in movie theatres around the world on March 24. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternate the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature. Was it a critical success? Find out here!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 22, 2011
The National Theatre production of Frankenstein, directed by Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire), will be presented in movie theatres around the world on March 24. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternate the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature. Catch a trailor for the production below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010
Alley Theatre's world premiere of the new musical Wonderland will close on Sunday, February 14.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its eighteenth season with William Shakespeare's "Henry VIII: All is True".
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2010
Full casting is today announced for The David Hare Season at Sheffield Theatres.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2010
WONDERLAND: A New Alice. A New Musical Adventure will open on Broadway Sunday, April 17, 2011 and performances will begin Monday, March 21, at a Nederlander theatre to be announced. The musical will be directed by Gregory Boyd, the artistic director of the Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas, with a book by Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War -Tony nomination) and lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde - Grammy nomination, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Civil War - Tony nomination, Dracula, Victor/Victoria) and choreography by Marguerite Derricks (Fame, Emmy Awards for '3rd Rock From The Sun' and 'Fame LA'). WONDERLAND: A New Alice. A New Musical Adventure will play a pre-Broadway engagement at the Ferguson Hall at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts (Judy Lisi, President and CEO) in Tampa, Florida January 4 through January 16, 2011.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2010
North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present The San Diego Premiere of a two-time Tony Award winning musical. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman, directed by Rick Simas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2012
Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Alley Theatre's production of the Conor McPherson's THE SEAFARER. The Seafarer, by Conor McPherson and directed by Gregory Boyd, begins previews Friday April 6, opens Wednesday April 11 and runs through Sunday, April 29, 2012 on the Hubbard Stage. Tickets start at $25 and are available for purchase at www.alleytheatre.org, at the Alley Theatre Box Office, 615 Texas Avenue, or by calling 713.220.5700. Groups of 10 or more can receive special concierge services and select discounts by calling 713.220.5700 and asking for the group sales department.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2012
Sarah Hadland and Dean Lennox Kelly feature among the ensemble cast of a new comedy by award-winning playwright Michael Wynne in which three couples attempt to get away from the stresses and dilemmas of modern life on a camping trip. CANVAS, directed by Angus Jackson, will play 18 May- 16 June at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010
The National Theatre has announced casting for its upcoming productions, starting with Moira Buffini's WELCOME TO THEBES which will run starting June 15. Nikki Amuka-Bird and David Harewood will star in the World Premiere of the play, which tells the Greek myth of the first democratically elected president of Thebes in a modernized way. The show will be directed by Richard Eyre and the cast will also feature Madeline Appiah, Rakie Ayola, Omar Brown, Jessie Burton, Jacqueline Defferary, Daniel Fine, Karlina Grace, Rene Gray, Tracy Ifeachor, Irma Inniss, Chuk Iwuji, Alexia Khadime, Ferdinand Kingsley, Aicha Kossoko, Simon Manyonda, Bruce Myers, Pamela Nomvete, Calre Perkins, Victor Power, Daniel Poyser, Joy Richardson, Vinette Robinson, Zara Tempest-Walters, and Michael Wildman.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2010
The National Theatre will be bringing Broadway's Fela! to London's Olivier Theatre for a November 6 premiere. The show will be joined by Michael Grandage's Danton's Death and new plays by Moira Buffini and Mike Bartlett. Also announced by the National, Desmond Barrit and Malcom Sinclair will be joining the cast of The Habit of the Art beginning July 14.